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One Commerce Square, 40 S. Main Street, Suite 2280
Memphis, TN 38103 • 901-578-9346


2015-2016 Annual Report

The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis (WFGM) is proud to share our accomplishments for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. We are thankful for the contributions of our donors, volunteers, and community partners. Through philanthropy, leadership, and collaboration, each of you has helped us with Moving the Vision Forward.

2016 Power of the Purse™ Auction

The Power of the Purse™ Auction combines silent and live auctions featuring designer purses, jewelry, restaurants, and entertainment and travel packages donated by local businesses. Join us for an evening of fun, food and fashion and celebrate the impact the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis has in our community.

Thursday, October 27, 2016
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The University Club of Memphis
1346 Central Ave | Memphis, TN 38104

General admission tickets are $50 | VIP tickets are $75 each.

2016 Sponsors

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Join the Vision. Become a Member of WFGM.

Over 20 years ago, a small group of women launched WFGM for the purpose of combining their giving to benefit women and children in Memphis. Since then thousands of donors have supported grant-making, advocacy and leadership development work of WFGM. Now we invite you to go beyond giving. We invite you to join the vision and become a member of WFGM. 

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2016 WFGM Signature Scarf

Presenting Sponsor: Independent Bank

The 2016 Women’s Foundation Signature Scarf is designed by Hilton Hollis. Pre-purchase yours today for $65 online at www.wfgm.org or call 901-578-9346. The scarves will be available to pick up at the luncheon.

“WFGM continues to inspire my creation each year. This sea glass print shows us how in time things can become beautiful and “perfect” after countless hours of preparing it. The work WFGM does takes hard work, dedication and commitment. With your support the results will be polished and exceptional.”
~ Hilton Hollis, Fashion Designer

Call 901-578-9346 to purchase your 2016 WFGM Signature Scarf.

 Contribute to WFGM through the Kroger Plus Card Community Rewards Program

Kroger is committed to helping communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, churches and other nonprofit organizations earn millions of dollars through Kroger Community Rewards.

WFGM supporters can also earn community rewards for our organization every time that you shop at Kroger and swipe your Kroger Plus Card! Follow the steps below to start contributing to WFGM today:

  1. Log on to Kroger Community Rewards and create an account if you have not already done so.
  2. Click "Edit" under Community Rewards. Under "Find Your Organization," enter the NPO number for WFGM: 80981.
  3. Select "Save Changes."

You should now see WFGM information under Community Rewards on your account summary page. Please note that Kroger Plus Reward members have to renew annually and reselect WFGM as the organization of choice. Thank you in advance for your continued support!

In The News

2016 Annual Tribute Luncheon and Vision 2020

Make a Difference Monday: Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis
News Channel 3, May 9, 2016

In Case You Missed It: Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis
The Bev Johnson Show, May 3, 2016

Women's Foundation honors 3 influential Memphians
The Daily News, April 30,2016

Women's Foundation announces million-dollar investment in South City
The Commercial Appeal, April 29, 2016

New initiative to focus on Memphis' poorest zip code
Local Memphis, April 29, 2016

Women's Foundation celebrates awards, announces Vision 2020
La Prensa Latina, April 29, 2016

12 Ways to Invest in Memphis This Week
Choose 901, April 27, 2016

Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis interview
WMC Action News 5, April 22, 2016

Women's Foundation honors visionary women leaders
High Ground, April 22, 2016

LML, April 18, 2016

WFGM Tribute Luncheon
LML, April 15, 2016

Alumni in the News
Leadership Memphis, March 2016

WFGM Board Members Recognized


Nisha Powers highlights WFGM
A Conversation with: Nisha Powers of Powers Hill Design
Memphis Magazine, February 19, 2016


Roquita Coleman-Williams advocates for women in male dominated industry
Leadership: Roquita Coleman-Williams
Inside Memphis, Feb/March 2016


Dr. Marcia Bowden named the face of internal medicine
2016 Faces of the Mid-South
Memphis Magazine, March 2016


Susan Stephenson talks entrepreneurship and philanthropy
Stephenson Leverages Capital for Community Change
Memphis Daily News, March 25, 2016